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- Detroit Zoo features snare traps made into animal sculptures
Sculptures made from illegal snare traps that threaten wildlife in Africa are on display at the Detroit Zoo
ABC News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Compassionate conservation is 'seriously flawed'
The idea that you cannot kill any animal is "fatally flawed" as a conservation concept, scientists argue.
BBC News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- The Unanswered Questions About Anthrax
The full impact of this potentially fatal disease is unknown. A new report calculates the places where animals and people are at risk.
NPR. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Stoneman Douglas Yearbook Honors Therapy Dogs Used After 2018 Shooting
The yearbook for the graduating class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School includes a page dedicated to therapy dogs after the animals helped survivors of the 2018 deadly shooting there cope with the tragedy.
Newsmax. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- PETA urges fashion firms to drop cashmere
Cashmere is the latest raw material to incur the wrath of PETA, with retailers being urged to drop the luxury fibre following a new investigation by the animal rights group.
Just Style. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Scientists propose rethinking 'endangered species' definition to save slow-breeding giants
Conservation decisions based on population counts may fail to protect large, slow-breeding animals from irrevocable decline, according to new research.
Science Daily. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Incredible moment a sloth smiles and waves at the man who rescued it from the road during rush hour
An adorable sloth has smiled and waved at its saviour after it was rescued from a road in Angra dos Reis in Brazil. Jose Aldenizio, 50, stopped rush hour traffic to save the animal.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- British teachers jailed in Oman for 'stealing dogs'
Two British teachers have reportedly been jailed in the Middle East for stealing dogs, but their families claim they were actually trying to rescue the "abused" animals.
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Organic animal farms benefit birds nesting in agricultural environments
Environmental subsidies for agriculture awarded by the European Union aim to improve biodiversity in agricultural environments. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat
At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty acids in the animals' meat.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- 'Zombie raccoon' sightings: They stagger, show their teeth and may have glowing eyes
Chicago-area officials have repeatedly warned locals of raccoons infected with the distemper virus, which can cause the animals to act like "zombies."
Yahoo. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- 5 Simple, Science-Backed Tricks to Help Improve Home-Office Productivity
Productivity at home is a different animal when you're working in the same place where you chill on your couch watching Netflix.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- South Korea is developing nature-inspired military surveillance robots
The South Korea government has announced it will use the technology of 'biomimetics' to mimics animals in its robot designs for military use
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Lucy's Law: How it makes puppies and kittens safe
From spring 2020, animals will have to be sold from where they are born and not from so-called puppy farms.
BBC News. Monday, 13 May 2019.
- Doris Day has died at 97 years old
The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed that the legendary Hollywood star died early on Monday at her home in California.
Yahoo. Monday, 13 May 2019.
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